Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862
Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse Showing pit connections. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales
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Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862: 405
Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Chantransia pygmaea Kützing
Type locality: "Steinen in Wasserleitungen bei Schleusingen" [Germany: Thüringer Wand] (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype, designated by Necchi et al. (1993): L 940285 (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210). Notes: IT: UC522268 (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.
Created: 23 July 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.